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FOOD ECONOMY - Società Italiana di Economia Agro-Alimentare (SIEA)
3 issues per year , ISSN 1126-1668 , ISSNe 1972-4802
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Economia agro-alimentare/Food Economy is a triannual peer-reviewed scientific journal published by FrancoAngeli Edizioni on behalf of the Italian Society of Agri-food Economics (SIEA), founded in 1996 by the then President of SIEA Fausto Cantarelli. It offers an international forum for the discussion and analysis of mono and interdisciplinary socioeconomic, political, legal and technical issues, related to agricultural and food systems. It welcomes submissions of original papers focusing on agriculture, agribusiness, food, safety, nutrition and health, including all processes and infrastructure involved in providing food to populations; as well as the processes, inputs and outputs involved in consumption and disposal of food and food-related items. Analyses also include social, political, economic and environmental contexts and human resource challenges. Submissions should be addressed to an international audience of researchers, practitioners, and policy makers, and they may consider local, national, and global scale. The decision to publish the article, at the end of the process of evaluation and review, is the prerogative and responsibility of the Editor-in-Chief. The articles published are under the total responsibility of Authors

Editor-in-chief: Maurizio Canavari, Alma Mater Studiorum-Università di Bologna, ItalyAssociate editors: Maurizio Canavari, Alma Mater Studiorum-Università di Bologna, Italy, Valeria Borsellino, Università degli Studi di Palermo, Italy; Martin K. Hingley, University of Lincoln, United Kingdom; Christine Mauracher, Università Ca' Foscari Venezia, Italy; Simona Naspetti, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy; John L. Stanton, Saint Joseph's University, Philadelphia, USA; Stefanella Stranieri, Università degli Studi di Milano, ItalyScientific Advisory Board: Sedef Akgüngör (Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi, Turkey), Gervasio Antonelli (Università degli Studi di Urbino "Carlo Bo", Italy), Dominique Barjolle (Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich, Switzerland), Diego Begalli (Università degli Studi di Verona, Italy), Nadia Belhaj Hassine (World Bank, International), Francesco Braga (University of Guelph, Canada), Nicola Cantore (United Nations Industrial Development Organization, International), Alessio Cavicchi (Università degli Studi di Macerata, Italy), Marija Cerjak (Sveucilite u Zagrebu, Croatia), Catherine Chan-Halbrendt (University of Hawaii, USA), Gianni Cicia (Università degli Studi di Napoli "Federico II", Italy), Marco Costanigro (Colorado State University, USA), Hartwig De Haen (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany), Luca Di Corato (Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet, Sweden), Mohamed Elloumi (INRAT-Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique de Tunisie, Tunisia), Christian D. Fischer (Libera Università di Bolzano, Italy), Azucena Gracia Royo (Centro de Investigacion y Tecnologia Agroalimentaria de Aragon, Spain), Wuyang Hu (University of Kentucky, USA), Ray G. Huffaker (University of Florida, USA), Drini Imami (Universiteti Bujqësor i Tiranes, Albania), Alessio Ishizaka (University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom), Athanasios Krystallis (Aarhus University, Denmark), Song Soo Lim (Korea University, Republic of Korea), Francesco Marangon (Università degli Studi di Udine, Italy), Edoardo Marcucci (Università degli Studi di Roma Tre, Italy), Inmaculada Martinez-Zarzoso (Universitat Jaume I de Castellon & Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Spain & Germany), Gaetano Martino (Università degli Studi di Perugia, Italy), Aristides Matopoulos (Aston University, United Kingdom), Konstadinos Mattas (Aristotle Panepistimio Thessalonikis, Greece), Massimiliano Mazzanti (Università degli Studi di Ferrara, Italy), Oliver Meixner (Universitat fur Bodenkultur Wien, Austria), Tormod Næs (Nofima, Norway), Rodolfo M. Nayga (University of Arkansas, USA), Concetta Nazzaro (Università degli Studi del Sannio, Italy), David Neven (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, International), Luciano Pilati (Università degli Studi di Trento, Italy), Giovanni Quaranta (Università degli Studi della Basilicata, Italy), Riccardo Scarpa (Durham University & Università degli Studi di Verona, United Kingdom & Italy), Mara Thiene (Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy), John Wilkinson (Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

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The writings submitted for publication in the section "Articles" are subject to a revision procedure which complies with the standards in use for scientific publications at international level and which are accepted by major citation databases. The Director assigns the job to one member of the Editorial Board, who then takes responsibility and, with the Director, makes a preliminary assessment of the manuscript’s potential for publication. The work passed through for assessment is sent anonymously to two scientific reviewers with recognized expertise in the topic, selected by the Editorial Board, and they will express their overall assessment and an analytical opinion, both of which will be communicated to the author confidentially, to be revealed only to the Editorial Board of the Journal. The author will also receive suggestions as to the piece’s suitability for publication in line with one of the following four designations: a) acceptable for publication in its current version. b) acceptable with minor revisions. c) potentially acceptable after substantial revision. d) not acceptable for publication in the journal. The editorial board’s decision regarding the manuscript’s suitability for publication is sent to the author along with the comments of the reviewers

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Issue 2/2018 
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Gianluigi Cardone, Annalisa De Boni, Amira Jouini, Rocco Roma, Innovations in table grape supply chain: economic and environmental sustainability and local policy instruments
Luca Camanzi, Giorgia Bartoli, Beatrice Biondi, Giulio Malorgio, A Structural-Functional Theory approach to vertical coordination in agri-food supply chains: Insights from the "Gran Suino Italiano" Inter-branch Organisation
Adele Finco, Deborah Bentivoglio, Giorgia Bucci, Lessons of Innovation in the Agrifood Sector: Drivers of Innovativeness Performances
Samuele Trestini, Carlotta Penone, Transmission of futures prices to the Italian spot market: Are there opportunities to hedge corn price risk?
Maria Bonaventura Forleo, Luca Romagnoli, Nadia Palmieri, Angela Di Nocera, Assessing the efficiency of aquaculture cooperatives. A country case study
Maria Rosita Cagnina, Marta Cosmina, Gianluigi Gallenti, Francesco Marangon, Federico Nassivera, Stefania Troiano, The role of information in consumers’ behavior: A survey on the counterfeit food products
Elena Claire Ricci, Alessandro Banterle, The effects of expo Milano 2015 on consumer food choices
Luciano Sangiovanni, Aurel Baiesu, Moldavian wine industry, between legal reforms and economic challenges
Paola Scocco, Sergio Rivaroli, Francesca Mercati, Federico M. Tardella, Alessandro Malfatti, Elena De Felice, Andrea Catorci, Anatomy for economy: Starting from the rumen keratinization degree to enhance the farm income
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Maurizio Canavari, Valeria Borsellino, Martin K. Hingley, Christine Mauracher, Simona Naspetti, John L. Stanton, Stefanella Stranieri, Editorial
Aluisio Goulart Silva, Maurizio Canavari, Alcido Elenor Wander, Consumer preferences and willingness-to-pay for integrated production label on common beans
Johanna Katharina Schenner, The Governance of the Horticultural Supply Chain in the United Kingdom: A Source of Forced Labour?
Elhassan Benyagoub, Bettache Guessas, Mohammed Ayat, Ramdane Benyagoub, Cost price/quality relationship of a strategic product and self-sufficiency challenge in the Algerian dairy sector: The case study of a local dairy industry
Sohae Eve Oh, Tomislav Vukina, Substitutability between organic and conventional poultry products and organic price premiums
Valeria Sodanoa, Martin Hingley, Corporate social responsibility reporting: The case of the agri-food sector
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